UTA launches commuter rail, cuts bus routes

Rail was planned in an effort to expand and enhance public transit between Salt Lake City and Utah counties. However, the agency had to cut the length of some bus routes to accommodate the new rail line, due to budgetary constraints.

NJ Transit chief defends decision not to move trains before Sandy

When asked at a hearing why the agency didn’t move hundreds of railcars and engines before superstorm Sandy struck, executive director Jim Weinstein defended the decision. He said it was based on the fact that its yards had never flooded in NJ Transit’s nearly 30-year existence.

Triangle Transit light rail project lauded by Sierra Club

Proposed Durham/Orange Light Rail Transit Project named one of the best transportation projects in the U.S. in the organization’s national report, “Smart Choices, Less Traffic: 50 Best and Worst Transportation Projects in the United States.”

Charlotte, N.C. breaks ground on streetcar line

The initial 1.5-mile section will include six stops along an east-west transit corridor that will make it easy for passengers to catch either a local transit bus or board the LYNX light rail.

Driver inattention and poorly maintained brakes led to collision with Amtrak train

On Friday, June 24, 2011, a 2008 Peterbilt truck-tractor pulling two empty trailers on northbound U.S. 95 struck the left side of an Amtrak train that was passing through a grade crossing en route from Chicago to Emeryville, Calif.

USHSR names award winners

Awards honor individuals who have the vision and courage to help bring high-speed rail to America. The award recipients range from visionaries to those at the forefront of the struggle to bring 21st Century transportation to America.

Private Fla. rail project set for 2015

Florida East Coast Industries, a railroad and real estate company, plans to build and operate All Aboard Florida, a new passenger rail service that will run from Miami to Orlando. The project will cost approximately $1 billion.

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